Study cites health risks for older women from yo-yo diets

12/14/2012 | HealthDay News

Yo-yo dieting in postmenopausal obese women can result in higher cardiovascular and diabetes risks than before weight loss, according to a study on the website of the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. Wake Forest University researchers said risks went back to baseline or worsened even in women who regained only some of the lost weight, which shows the importance of weight management.

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